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Subject: Re: [saml-dev] multi-IDP federations in commercial sectors?
On 8/26/13 4:24 PM, "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote: >Would need more detail on the use case, but this is quite common in IaaS >(e.g. box.net) and SaaS ERP players (of which there are many). That would be a manual/bilateral relationship, in contrast to an actual multi-lateral entity facilitating trust between many parties. It's a very different model and one that has very different operational characteristics (assuming software that actually works) from the typical bilateral approach. I tend to use the term "outsourced" over "federated" for systems that require me to manually enter all of my IdP information into an app (or if somebody else has to do that for me). -- Scott